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Office of the Provost's email digest: October 23, 2019
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Photo of laptop computer spacer Are You Ready for a 14-Day Writing Challenge?
Join the NCFDD 14 Day Writing Challenge (October 28 - November 10, 2019). Registration ends Thursday, October 24, so be sure to register today. Experiment with daily writing, online community, and supportive accountability. It's very simple: Commit to writing every day for at least 30 minutes. Log into our online community, start the timer, complete your writing, and post your progress at the end. Take 5 minutes to support other writers in your group by commenting on their progress. To activate your membership, visit NCFDD and choose Lehman from the dropdown menu.
Book fair graphic spacer First Annual Scholastic Book Fair Fundraiser
The National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) at Lehman College is sponsoring its First Annual Scholastic Book Fair Fundraiser! Please join us outside of B50 in the Speech and Theatre Building Monday, October 21st through Friday, October 25th 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Photo of Guggenheim Museum NYC spacer The Guggenheim Museum Celebrating 60 years of radical art and architecture
Through the generous support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is offering FREE admission (plus one guest) to Lehman College ID cardholders. Lehman is one of five CUNY institutions that was recently selected to participate in this pilot program, which is open to all Lehman faculty, staff, and students for the next two years. Present your valid ID at the admissions and membership desk for your complimentary ticket(s).
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Leonard Lief Library Fall 2019 Hours EXTENDED
Due to advocacy from student government — The Leonard Lief Library will be open until midnight as a study hall for midterms from Monday October 15th – Thursday October 31st. Extended Hours: October 15 – 17, 2019; October 21 – 24, 2019; and October 28 – 31, 2019.
  • Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Study Hall 10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Say Hello to Writing Tuesday's
Finding it difficult to write during the semester? If so join the NCFDD writing movement. Write alongside colleagues in a quiet and comfortable space on Tuesdays. Carve out a weekly block of time for projects that would otherwise have been sidelined by other commitments. Set aside as little as 30 minutes or as long as two hours on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. or 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Library Treehouse Conference Room 317.
WW™ & Work Well NYC, Healthy Workforce, Health City
WW™ (Weight Watchers) at Lehman. Now through October 18th, WW will be offering a FREE Starter Kit for all new members. The FREE Starter Kit is packed with exciting tools that can help start your wellness journey! To receive the Starter Kit, you must purchase a WW membership during the promotional period and redeem their kit by November 1st. Joining members can redeem their kit by visiting the URL here. Don't pass up on this great wellness benefit offered for your convenience right here on campus. Weekly on-campus weigh-in and support meetings Friday @ 12:15 p.m. APEX-251B. Register for the NYC employee WW™ benefit of $15.00 per month. For further information contact Alison Abreu.
Sixth Annual Global Citizenship Gala to Benefit Lehman L.I.F.E.
Villa Barone Manor will host our 6th Annual Global Citizenship Celebration. Our Lehman L.I.F.E. volunteers set the tone for an evening of elegance and celebration Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:00pm to 10:00pm. Stop by to have your picture snapped by our very own paparazzi on the red carpet. Place a bid or two at our silent auction. Enjoy food and wine as we get ready to break fundraising records. Our very own Lehman College Jazz Ensemble will have you tapping your feet to the music. While this year is a change of season from our usual spring gala, we promise that it will be just as wonderful a night to remember! Thank you for your support of a program that has truly changed the lives of hundreds of students over the past thirteen years.
Lehman Scholars Seminar Program Design (LSP)
Lehman Scholars Seminar Program (LSP) design provides rewarding opportunities for full-time faculty to share special interests that may not fit in departmental course offerings. Engage with an exciting and responsive group of Lehman students who are among our very best students. We are calling for proposals through May 2020 for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 courses. Please consider submitting a proposal to LSP Program Assistant Ms. Wanda Cortez.
For Your Students
Help Students Plan Their Futures
If any of your students are thinking about graduate school please encourage them to attend one of our Pre-Graduate Advising Workshops on Wednesday, October 23th and Wednesday, November 13th 3:30-5:00 p.m. (GI-024). Nearly all of the students who attend our Pre-Graduate events tell us it was because a faculty member announced the events in class.
Namaste Yoga
Students achieve inner peace, relaxation and tranquility through Namaste Yoga. The Lehman Yoga Club is sponsoring fall Namaste Yoga Oct-Dec 2019. Apex Aerobics Studio (M16) For further information contact lizaveta.markouskaya@lc.cuny.edu.
ISSP Bulletin Fall Workshops and Tutoring Fall 2019
The Institutional Support Services Program (ISSP) offers a wide range of workshops including: “Strategies for Reading Difficult Texts,” “Paraphrasing & Summarizing,” “Cite Right! APA & MLA and Online Writing Tutoring.” Free tutoring services are also available.
Faculty/Staff Achievements
We are always glad to publicize good news about faculty publications, recognition, awards, honors, and major grants. To share information about your recent accomplishments, please forward the details to your chair with a request to submit to edigest.provost@lehman.cuny.edu. See the submission guidelines for more information.
Associate Professor Sharon Jordan has contributed the essay "He is a Bridge: The Importance of Friedrich Nietzsche for Ernst Ludwig Kirchner" to the exhibition catalogue Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, published in conjunction with the first US retrospective of the artist currently at the Neue Galerie, a museum for German and Austrian art, in New York until mid-January.
Funding Opportunities
Searching for External Funding Sources?
A variety of resources for identifying funding for research, education, and training are available to CUNY faculty, researchers, postdoctoral fellows and staff. Investigators are encouraged to be familiarized with the electronic grant funding tools available to receive funding opportunity alerts and/or alerts related to changes in federal, state, and private foundation funding requirements.
Student Opportunities
NYCHCC Scholarship Award
The mission of the NYCHCC is to represent and advocate for Hispanic businesses in New York City. They assist new entrepreneurs, strengthen existing businesses, and assure the growth and success of Hispanic businesses. The NYCHCC is also committed to helping Hispanic students succeed academically and to effectively achieve their professional goals. To this end, the $2,000 NYCHCC Scholarship Award is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage to obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive/need basis.

Qualifications include: United States citizens/residents, hispanic descent, must live in NYC, undergraduate students attending accredited university, proof of 3.0 GPA or higher, one letter of recommendation from a professor, updated resume, 500-word essay. Essay Must Include: How the scholarship award would help you excel, your educational, future and career goals, how you plan to play a supportive role in the growth of Hispanic businesses, How you plan to give back to the community.

The deadline to apply is Friday, November 8, 2019. Candidates must apply via their website. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact The New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce directly via telephone at 212-348-2339.
Public Service Scholarship
The public sector is the part of the economy that encompasses public services and enterprises. Generally speaking, these services are provided by the government and are publicly funded. Such services include telecommunications, electrical grids, police, military, public education, some aspects of healthcare, and infrastructure such as bridges, roads, water supply, tunnels, sewers, and public transit. These services are usually provided to payers and non-payers alike, and stand to benefit society as a whole, and are typically self-financed or non-profits.

State Records is honored to present this $1000.00 college scholarship for the 2020 school year. The application START DATE is April 15th, 2019 and the END DUE DATE is December 10th, 2019.To enter the contest, interested applicants must fill out the application form to completion. All students are encouraged to apply and if you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the program directly via telephone at (800) 309-9351.
The Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Student Success oversees all educational programs; faculty matters; accreditation reviews; strategic planning; and the review of division and departmental budgets. Questions? Email provost.office@lehman.cuny.edu or call 718-960-8222. For submissions or issues relating to the eDigest, email edigest.provost@lehman.cuny.edu.